Here's a big deal: The National Park Service twelve fee-free days in 2017. On these dates, FREE entrance is available to national parks across the country that normally charge a fee. During the fee-free days, the parks waive entrance fees, … [Read more...] about FREE Admission to America’s National Parks
Active-duty military personnel and their dependents can receive an America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for FREE (an $80 value). The pass grants them access to more than 2,000 national parks, … [Read more...] about Military families get free annual pass to national parks
TravelKS has released its 2013 Kansas guide books and they're as pretty as they are informative. They are also FREE for the asking. I ordered the 2013 Kansas Travel Guide and map along with the Outdoor magazine and received them last … [Read more...] about Getaways on the Cheap: FREE Kansas Guide Books, Map
Here's one of my best tips for saving money on summer vacations: Check out the state and local tourism resources at your destination and pick up free travel guides. It seems obvious, but it's often overlooked. Those organizations work hard … [Read more...] about Save on Summer Vacation Travel: Pick up free travel guides
Lodging is one of the biggest expenses when you go on vacation, so it pays to learn a few tips for getting the best rate at hotels. Having worked in the sales office of a local hotel, I have a bit of "insider" knowledge and it boils down to … [Read more...] about Save on Summer Vacation Travel – Tips for Getting the Best Rate at Hotels
Sign up for Alamo Insiders and Save on Car Rentals Remember the tip I shared about signing up for a car rental company's email newsletter to get discounts and other perks? This ad for Alamo Insiders just came through again today. Here's … [Read more...] about Save on Car Rentals: Join Alamo Insiders
In this age of discount travel websites and Groupon Getaways, most of us take to the Internet to plan our vacations. But does the DIY approach always save us more money? Perhaps, but in all of our bargain hunting, it may pay off to call … [Read more...] about Save on Summer Vacation Travel – Can a Travel Agent Save You Money?
It's almost summer travel season, when many of us are looking for options to get out of town. After 4 years of staycationing here in the ICT, I think I'm ready to go on a road trip. Of course, if we do that it's going to have to be one of … [Read more...] about Save on Summer Vacation Travel – How to Save Money on Road Trips
Are you looking for a fun getaway for the family before school starts? I've heard good things about the Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchinson (they say they have the best fireworks show you'll ever see), which begins this week with the … [Read more...] about Free Admission to the Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchinson
Enter to win 4 vouchers for All-Day Mission Passes to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson! The Kansas Cosmosphere has provided these passes as a giveaway for readers of Wichita on the Cheap! The All-Day Mission Pass is … [Read more...] about Win 4 All-Day Mission Passes to the Kansas Cosmosphere
On Father's Day, Sunday, June 19, dads get a FREE All-Day Mission Pass to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center with the purchase of a second All-Day Mission Pass. The All-Day Mission Pass includes the Hall of Space Museum, an IMAX® … [Read more...] about FREE All-Day Mission Pass to KS Cosmosphere for Dads
The Blue Star Museums program offers free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families at participating museums across the country from Memorial Day, May 30, 2011 to Labor Day, September 5, 2011. Here in the Wichita, … [Read more...] about Blue Star Museums: Free Admission for Military Members and Their Families
Friday evening, May 6th, is the Symphony on the Prairie at Bonfy Farms in Winfield. Bring a lawn chair, picnic supper, and maybe some things for the kids. (The TravelKS website also recommends hiking boots, since you're spending the evening … [Read more...] about Symphony on the Prairie and KANZA Days in Winfield
The Kansas Cosmosphere opens its new exhibit, "To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA," with a day of free activities for the whole family. You will still need a museum ticket if you want to enjoy the actual exhibit. Here are details about … [Read more...] about Snoopy Saturday at the Cosmosphere: Free
It's the third day of 4 Days of Giveaways here at Wichita on the Cheap, and just for fun and because I can, I'm giving away a family 4-pack of tickets to a wonderful Kansas attraction. But first, congratulations … [Read more...] about 4 Days of Giveaways – Day 4: Cosmosphere!